Public tires of Johnny-one-note approach

September 2006
American Teacher;Sep2006, Vol. 91 Issue 1, p7
The article focuses on the results of a public opinion poll by the polling group Public Agenda having to do with education in the United States. The poll found that support for challenging standards and assessments is strong among parents, students, and school personnel. According to the article, parents of students want schools to get more money and have smaller classes. The article includes a chart displaying responses of parents. INSET: WHAT PARENTS WANT.


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